The above image was posted on a fountain pen subreddit I follow. This is some study notes for a history of Jazz test the poster will take.
Kind of a curiosity to see how some people teach what drums are.
The book knows what "dropping bombs" is, but calls snare comping, 'fills'?
Quarters at minimum. Subdivide more the slower the tempo.
whatever note gets the beat.
Count down beats.
Say it with intent. Conversation volume should be fine.
Never stop counting during practice. Doesn't have to be every exercise since you wont count out loud when playing live.
I did lots of 2nd line playing in college jazz band.
Played with everyone here besides the trumpet player with the red shoes, bass drummer, and tuba player. The guy in the Bucs hat and the other trumpet player were my instructers.
I should scan in some of the patterns I have...